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The Supreme Court's decision in favour of the rights of an unmarried woman to her late partner's pension was today welcomed by the Law Society.
Lawyers across the world run the risk of harassment, imprisonment and even murder just for doing their jobs, the Law Society said today as it marked the Day of the Endangered Lawyer.
Nicole Bigby examines the redefinition of lawyers' roles and our advisory services in response to the emerging area of business and human rights.
We welcome the backing of protections that back limitations on the interception of legally privileged material.
Our new guide on business and human rights is a useful resource for legal practitioners
The Law Society has released a new guide on human rights - find out more
Our new guidance supports the role solicitors play in fighting modern slavery.
The role lawyers play at the forefront of the battle for human rights is celebrated this week at the Law Society in the approach to International Human Rights Day.
This practice note is intended to help solicitors comply with section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 by providing practical advice and highlighting examples of good practice.
Do you know a remarkable solicitor who has made an exceptional contribution to human rights work? Nominate today.
Our human rights programmes support the legal profession in upholding the rule of law and promoting and protecting human rights around the world.
Celebrating remarkable individuals and exceptional teams and practices. Nominations are now open.
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